Suiza, mi segundo hogar

Las montañas. Hay algo inexorablemente misterioso y encantador en las montañas. Las considero como un monumento a lo mágico y místico. Hay tantas preguntas que nos hacemos como humanos, y tantos de nosotros que buscamos esa respuesta en la paz de las montañas. Suiza ha sido mi casa en los últimos 10 años. Siempre quise…

Are we getting happier?

Close to where I live, there is a small but beautiful park on the top of the hill, called Baldegg. It was a sunny Sunday afternoon when I went there for a walk. Many families were around, kids and dogs alike, running everywhere. The small restaurant nearby was at full service: Parents, old couples, young…

Adversity is your best teacher

I heard the word “Adversity” first time when I was a child, watching the Disney cartoon Mulan. Towards the end of the story, when Mulan just left the Imperial Palace with the great ovation from the croud for having rescued China from The Huns invasion, the Emperor watches her leaving with attention and turns to…

El precio de ser vulnerable

El ser humano es vulnerable por naturaleza, pero nos cuesta aceptarlo. La vulnerabilidad no es algo bien visto en la sociedad actual, que premia a los fuertes, a la perfección y a estándares ideales de belleza y comportamiento. Sentirnos expuestos, es algo que la mayoría de nosotros intentamos evitar a toda costa. ¿Porqué nos es…

Make silence a new habit to improve your life

Silence is magical. It is regarded as one of the highest faculties of wise men, yet in the modern world we seem to be giving silence not enough importance as it deserves. What does it bring, to remind silent for few minutes a day? James Allen, one of the pioneers on the field of Self-Development…

What is on the other side of Fear?

    I know it is not a pretty story. It is a self-reflecting story, and those stories can hurt. How many times I desisted on doing something I really wanted, just because someone I cared a lot, like my partner, my mother, my best friend or my teacher told me that I cannot do…